College Basketball Articles

Since 2001, Dayton serves as the launch point for every NCAA Tournament. The opening round became the "First Four" games of the Big Dance with the field's expansion to 68 teams in 2011, but in the previous decade, Dayton hosted the...
Kyle Kensing
8 months ago
The 2017 NCAA Tournament bracket is out and instantly everyone wants to pick upsets. For the common college basketball fan, this is the first time you've heard of East Tennessee State or Winthrop so I'm here to educate you on which of the...
Matt Josephs
8 months ago
Once the 68-team field for the 2017 NCAA Tournament was announced on Sunday night, there were millions of people filling out brackets for office pools, web sites or just for fun. Each year there is a favorite to cut down the nets in April, but that...
Antwan Staley
8 months ago
Getting every pick right in your NCAA Tournament bracket offers much worse odds than successfully navigating an asteroid field in a galaxy far far away. Underdogs always rise up and leave countless brackets in tatters by the tournament's second...
John Coon
8 months ago
Sometimes it's hard to bury the hatchet.   Former Indiana University basketball coach Bob Knight recently called into The Dan Patrick Show and was asked about a possible return. His answer is probably not what some fans were hoping....
Jasmine Watkins
8 months ago
Josh Hart
Nothing compares to the drama that unfolds inside basketball arenas each March. From underdogs shredding brackets to insane buzzer beaters, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament delivers thrilling moments in liberal doses.  ...
John Coon
8 months ago
Jim Boeheim
Jim Boeheim is an acquired taste even to hardcore college basketball fans.    The Syracuse coach was asked about the ACC Tournament being moved to the Barclays Center as opposed to Greensboro, N.C., where it usually takes place. Boeheim...
Jasmine Watkins
8 months ago
On Selection Sunday, the 68 teams that will participate in the 2017 NCAA men’s Division I basketball tournament will be announced, which means March Madness is almost upon us! The NCAA Tournament tips off with the “First Four”...
Mark Ross
8 months ago
Uniforms are a point of pride for teams. Although Nike runs the majority of the field, adidas is also a major brand in the game.   Arizona State rocks adidas, which makes the most sense considering alum James Harden is signed with the...
Jasmine Watkins
8 months ago
College basketball conference tournament time is upon us, which means almost every team gets a chance to make it to the Big Dance. Regardless of their record going into the conference tournament, we have seen plenty of teams make some crazy runs to...
Matt Josephs
8 months ago
Everyone makes jokes about how Ted Cruz looks like Duke star Grayson Allen, but who knew he could get in on the joke as well?    Deadspin wanted someone to send them some kind of proof that Cruz played basketball before... and that'...
Jasmine Watkins
10 months ago
If you ever needed a reason to play until the final seconds, this is it. New Mexico was up on Nevada 90-76 in the final minute of their game on Saturday and everyone thought it was over ... except the Wolf Pack that is.   They began an...
Jasmine Watkins
10 months ago
Not that Jim Larranaga isn’t smart enough to figure all this out, but he enters the 2016-17 season facing questions he’s never had before.   The Hurricanes coach, coming off his second Sweet 16 appearance in four seasons, has a...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Pittsburgh coach Kevin Stallings ... wait ... who? What about Jamie Dixon, the man who led Pittsburgh to 11 NCAA Tournaments in 13 years and was the cornerstone of the program?   In an intriguing twist, Dixon exited in the offseason, after...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
For the second straight season, Notre Dame has lost two vital pieces of an Elite Eight team. But the Fighting Irish — as they have done so often in the Mike Brey era — will identify new leading men.   “Outside, the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Is 2016-17 the season in which everything for Clemson comes together and lands the Tigers back in the NCAA Tournament? Brad Brownell and the Tigers certainly hope so. Five seasons have passed since Brownell took Clemson to the NCAAs in his debut,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
So much changed for Syracuse in the span of three weeks last March. After a much-debated invitation to the NCAA Tournament, the 10th-seeded Orange took advantage of every opportunity extended to them and roared into the Final Four.   The...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The depth of the ACC was nearly on full display in 2016-17. The league produced seven NCAA Tournament teams, six of which ended up in the Sweet 16 and two in the Final Four.   The final AP poll, before the start of the NCAA Tournament,...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The Florida Gators had been an NCAA Tournament fixture and reached the Final Four as recently as 2014 but enter this season having missed the NCAAs in consecutive seasons for just the second time since the 1990s. Mike White, Billy Donovan’s...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Those examining the state of the Georgia men’s basketball program could easily come to a couple of very different conclusions:   Mark Fox, entering his eighth season, has established a steady program, the only one outside of Kentucky...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
This year, Billy Kennedy isn’t making any promises.   A year ago the Texas A&M coach guaranteed the Aggies would reach the NCAA Tournament. He proved true to his word as A&M shared the SEC regular-season championship with...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
As Kentucky continues to find a new roster that can win the SEC, the rest of the SEC is still trying to find its footing.   Perhaps one of the most unlikely of candidates found a way to grab some of the spotlight last season as Texas A&M...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
For a coach fighting for his job entering the 2015-16 season, Kevin Willard delivered a rather emphatic statement about athletic director Pat Lyons’ widely questioned decision to give him one more season. Seton Hall’s return to...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Henry Ellenson’s short stay in Milwaukee didn’t result in a postseason berth, but he had the best freshman season in Marquette history. However, just because Ellenson is gone to the NBA, it doesn’t mean that the cupboard is bare...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
The new-look Big East enjoyed a banner season in 2015-16, proving the reconfigured conference will be able to hang with its football-focused brethren.   Villanova claimed the national championship, but that was only part of the story for the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago

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